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F5 Networks: K16821 (CVE-2014-3596): Apache Axis vulnerability CVE-2014-3596

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F5 Networks: K16821 (CVE-2014-3596): Apache Axis vulnerability CVE-2014-3596

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/26/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The getCN function in Apache Axis 1.4 and earlier does not properly verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via a certificate with a subject that specifies a common name in a field that is not the CN field. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-5784.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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